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Tips for Crew How to Deal with the Fear of Coronavirus
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Following all the uncertainty the cruise ship crew members are facing during these difficult times Crew Center has reached out for advice by a former crew member who is now working as a medical professional on how to keep our mental health and support each other.

MSC Cruises Rewards Crew with All-Expenses-Paid Trips to Formula 1 Grand Prix Worldwide
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MSC Cruises is celebrating its partnership with Formula 1 by offering Crew Members the opportunity to win all expenses paid trips to Formula 1 Grand Prix events across the globe.


The first of several contests gave crew the chance to win a trip for two to the Formula 1 Lenovo Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai. This was won by Mauro dos Santos Oliveira, a Kitchen Steward on MSC Seaview, whose submission of a photo of his idea of the ‘Perfect Pit Stop’ - a vacation at his mother’s work - made him the winner.

Royal Caribbean Honors Top Employees with Fleet of the Year Awards
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Royal Caribbean International recently announced the recipients of the Fleet Employees of the Year award. This prestigious award honors three shipboard employees for their exceptional contributions to the company and embodiment of Royal Caribbean International's standards and culture.

Cunard introduces the Queen Anne’s HR Team
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Cunard introduced the Queen Anne’s HR Opening Team as they prepare for the ship's inaugural voyage. This team is dedicated to supporting the crew in launching Queen Anne into service, ensuring the delivery of Cunard's renowned White Star Service to guests. The HR Team are the first full team working at Queen Anne’s shipyard in Venice.


Here are the team members and their thoughts on the Cunard’s newest ocean liner:

Environmental Officer Chosen as Godmother for TUI Cruises New Ship
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The construction of TUI Cruises newest ship the Mein Schiff 7, built at Meyer Turku in Finland is approaching completion. The cruise line released details of the ship's environmental innovations, and the events surrounding its maiden voyage, as well as the ship's godmother.

MSC Cruises Implements Controversial New Laundry Policy for Crew Members
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MSC Cruises has introduced a stringent new laundry policy for its crew members, significantly limiting their ability to wash personal items on board. Under the new guidelines, crew members are restricted to washing a maximum of ten personal items twice per week, with all laundry to be monitored and managed by designated crew laundry personnel.

Macedonian crew must replace passports reflecting country’s new name
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Apollo Group Announces 7 Days Crew Cancellation Policy
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Documents and Certificates needed to become a Crew Member
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Defining "Good" Managers on Cruise Ships
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